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Japan: MAFF Announces Dairy TRQs for JFY 2022

On April 1, Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) announced tariff-rate quota (TRQ) volumes for dairy products that will be open during Japanese Fiscal Year (JFY) 2022 (April to March). The announcement includes quotas for...
The Japanese government announced they would reduce planned imports of butter to 7,600 metric tons (MT) in Japanese fiscal year (JFY) 2022 from 9,500 MT in the previous year while maintaining nonfat dry milk imports at 750 MT.
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Japan: Livestock and Products Semi-annual

Cattle stocks are projected to expand in 2022 as slaughter slowed in late 2021. In the dairy sector, cow slaughter is likely to increase in 2022 to lower excess milk production.
This report focuses on Japan’s cheese market and the potential for continued growth. In 2020, the United States exported over $162 million of cheese products to Japan, making Japan the third largest overseas market for American cheese. Cheese...
On December 23, 2021, the General Administration of Customs of the People's Republic of China (GACC) published a notice that the inspection and quarantine requirements for imported dairy products, which include health certificates, import quarantine permits, and testing reports will now be subject to the details specified in GACC Announcement No. 114. Additional information for U.S. firms exporting dairy and infant formula products may be found within the executive summary.
On November 9, Burma published new negative import lists that indicate the products required to have import licenses with notification 18/2021, which included apples, grapes, oranges, pears and butter and milk products.
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China: Market Overview - Alfalfa Hay and Other Forages

With the expansion of China’s dairy industry in recent years, demand for forages continues to increase. Demand in China for U.S. alfalfa hay is growing steadily. In the same period, Australian oat grass exports to China experienced a sharp decline...
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Australia: Dairy and Products Annual

Milk production in 2022 in Australia is forecast to increase moderately to 9.1 million metric tons (MMT) after a falling in 2021 to an estimated 9.0 MMT, a one percent decline from 2020.
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Indonesia: Dairy and Products Annual

Shipment delays due to congestion in U.S. ports and container availability constrained U.S. dairy exports despite lower and competitive prices for U.S. SMP, cheese, and whey products.
On October 1, Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries affirmed that in a change from its previous announcement in January it will increase the tariff-rate quota volumes for butter to 9,500 MT, although it will maintain non-fat dry milk (NFDM) imports at 750 MT for Japanese fiscal year (JFY) 2021.
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Japan: Dairy and Products Annual

Fluid milk production should increase about one percent in 2022 as a greater number of heifers enter milk production.
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Philippines: Dairy and Products Annual

The Philippines imports 99 percent of its dairy requirement as domestic production cannot meet the annual demand of 2.9 million metric tons (MT) liquid milk equivalent, according to the National Dairy Authority (NDA).